If you are considering adding an extra restroom to the home, one thing to consider is how to keep the restroom free of mold and mildew. Adding a bathroom can be a bit of an investment, so there are lots of things to think of before you fully commit. Mold and mildew can become a real issue, so please take some time to consider your options.
During the summer and the warmer month’s one thing that can become a real problem is mold. Taking a hot shower during the hot months can cause mold and mildew to grow on the paint and drywall. The mold and mildew that grows usually looks like black/brown stops in your restroom. Mold grows from moister and can cause some health issue that affects the entire family. If it does, please seek medical attention. There are ways to help prevent mold, and one of those ways is air ventilation. The better the air is being ventilated the least likelihood of mold growing in the bathroom. Try keeping the bathroom dry at all times and make sure that if you start noticing mold spot to clean them immediately.
Another thing that can help prevent mold and help keep the bathroom looking great is using mold and mildew resistant paint. Mildew and mold resistant paint can really help the restroom when there is not a lot of ventilation in the bathroom. Resistant paint is specially made to help fight against moisture and keep moisture for affecting the paint. Mold and mildew resistant paints will also help protect the drywall due to not allowing the moisture to penetrate past paint. This is a great alternative, but just remember that ventilation is the best way to keep the bathroom looking and being mold and mildew free.
So if you are looking to add a bathroom to the master bedroom or just an extra bathroom to the home, consider ventilation and the type of paint you choose for the restroom. These are only a few of the things to consider that will help keep your bathroom looking great. For more tips or to schedule a free consultation for a bathroom remodel or any home renovation, chat with us by clicking on the bottom left chat window.